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[VIDEO] “Tender Hearted Tiger” | 1964 Documentary on Boxer Max Baer

This KPIX-TV documentary covers the life and career of Max Baer, the American professional boxer and world heavyweight champion from June 14, 1934 to June 13, 1935. Two of his fights (a 1933 win over Max Schmeling and a 1935 loss to James J. Braddock) were rated Fight of the Year by The Ring magazine. Baer was also a boxing referee and had occasional roles in film and television. The film, written and produced by Caryl Coleman and directed by Dick Williams, features clips from Baer’s fights and interviews with contemporaries.

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